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Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau campaign aims to attract visitors

The Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau has partnered with eight othertourism organizations to launch a summer campaign to encourage travel to and around northeastern Illinois. 

The Visit Chicagoland campaign, themed "The Only Thing Missing Is You," is designed to promote awareness and generate interest in luring visitors back to the region’s many sights and experiences.

“The Chicago Southland CVB is thrilled to be a part of the collaborative Visit Chicagoland campaign,” said Jim Garrett, President/CEO of . . .

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Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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